Moscow Chess Congress, Feb 145h-Mar 145h, 1935
Moscow Chess Congress, Feb 145h-Mar 145h, 1935
Moscow Chess Congress, Feb 145h-Mar 145h, 1935
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Moscow Chess Congress, Feb 145h-Mar 145h, 1935

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Author: Cordingley, Edgar George R (1915?-1962) [editor]

Year: 1935-36

Publisher: Cordingley, Fred Reinfeld

Place: New York

Description:

2 volumes. [5]+49 pages with table; [5]+49-99 with table and index. Small quarto (10 1/2" x 8") bound in stiff boards. Translations from the Russian Daily Chess Bulletin by Loyd Storr-Best. Cordingley limited editions of tournament books number 7, volumes 1 and 2, limited to 240 copes of which volume one is number 136 and volume two is number 80. (Betts: 25-112 and 25-113).

These were published in paper and cloth-cover editions. Volume one typescript, stenciled on rectos only. This volume gives an introduction by the translator, with a general description of the setting and the first 93 games, with notes translated from the Daily Bulletin of the Moscow News. Mixed descriptive and algebraic notations. First tied Flohr and Botvinnik, Lasker 3rd. Volume two also published in paper and cloth-covered editions in typescript. This volume contains games 94-190, about one half annotated, with and index of openings, and a review of the openings employed by A M Konstantinopolski. Mixed descriptive and algebraic notation.

Condition:

Points and spine ends rubbed, corners bumped, volume two boards scuffed else a better than good set of a scarce set.